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This Week in PNAS

A University of California-led team sequenced the genomes of dozens of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis isolates in an effort to understand the evolutionary history of the fungus — an amphibian pathogen that's had particularly detrimental effects on amphibian populations in the Americas. As they report in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers found a great deal of genetic diversity amongst 29 B.

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An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.